delegating (part of speech: verb)
empowering (part of speech: verb)
authorizing (part of speech: verb)
approving (part of speech: verb)
enabling (part of speech: verb)
permitting (part of speech: verb)
influencing (part of speech: verb)
- We made answer, that we had a commission from the King of England authorizing us to trade here, and were therefore determined to do so if we could. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII.", Robert Kerr.
- The Commander- in- Chief therefore confined himself to giving general directions to his Generals, expressly authorizing them to act on their own judgment in eventualities which could not be foreseen. - "The Franco-German War of 1870-71", Count Helmuth, von Moltke.
- It is true that there are but few, if any, commercial vessels of Mexico upon the high seas, and it is therefore not probable that many American privateers would be fitted out in case a law should pass authorizing this mode of warfare. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.